Free Java Update
Version 7 Update 45
Release date October 15, 2013
Your system currently has an older version of Java and you are receiving this update notification because a newer version has been automatically detected.
This release addresses security concerns. Oracle strongly recommends that all Java SE 7 users upgrade to this release.
Please install this free Java Update by clicking on the Install button on the Java Update window.
Installing this update will ensure that your Java applications continue to run as safely and efficiently as always.
Restore Security Prompts
A new button is available in the Java Control Panel to clear previously remembered trust decisions. A trust decision occurs when the user has selected the Do not show this again option in a security prompt. To show the prompts that were previously hidden, click Restore Security Prompts. When asked to confirm the selection, click Restore All. The next time an application is started, the security prompt for that application is shown. See Restore Security Prompts under the Security section of the Java Control Panel.
- Protections against Unauthorized Redistribution of Java Applications
Starting with 7u45, application developers can specify new JAR Manifest file attributes which:
Developers can refer to JAR File Manifest attributes for more information.
Java Expiration Date
The expiration date for 7u45 is February 14, 2014.
If the Java plugin is unable to contact the Oracle Java backend servers for an extended period of time it will start offering additional protection and warnings after the expiration date. Users receiving expiration date messages are strongly encouraged to update Java to the latest release.
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Detailed technical information about this release can be found in the Release Notes
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